Beauty On Amazon Part 4C: Established Indie Brands Play Offense On Amazon

In part four of our Amazon series, we investigate the relationship between brands and Amazon using data from two surveys conducted by Beauty Independent of 300 brand founders and key decision-makers. The first survey was conducted at the...

Beauty On Amazon Part 4B: The Highs And Lows Of Selling On The Massive E-Tailer As An Emerging Beauty Brand

In part four of our Amazon series, we investigate the relationship between brands and Amazon using data from two surveys conducted by Beauty Independent of 300 founders and other key decision-makers at brands. The first survey was conducted...

Why Amazon Is The Next Big Breeding Ground For Beauty M&A

On Wednesday, Unybrands, an outfit billing itself as a serial acquirer of Fulfillment By Amazon, e-commerce and direct-to-consumer stores, announced a $25 million round of funding involving investors the likes of Airbnb co-founder Nathan Blecharczyk, Public Goods...

Beauty On Amazon Part 4A: Why Many Beauty Brands Avoid Amazon

In the first three parts of our Beauty on Amazon series, we covered how Amazon has been positioning itself to be a formidable player in beauty commerce, the various business models Amazon employs to work with beauty and...

22 Bold Indie Beauty Predictions For 2021

In its “The State of Beauty 2021” report, McKinsey & Co. forecasts the United States beauty industry will return to pre-pandemic sales in the first half of next year and reach an annual growth rate of...

Has The Beauty Industry Reached Peak Incubator?

Before releasing The Ordinary in 2016, the brand that changed skincare with affordable, ingredient-centered products, parent company Deciem had developed at least a dozen brands. Named for the Latin word for “tenth,” founder Brandon Truaxe steered it...